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November 27, 2014
Nihon Nohyaku (Tokyo), a producer of agricultural chemicals, wood preservatives, pharma and veterinary products is to acquire Hyderabad Chemical Ltd. (Hyderabad, India), maker of crop...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Nihon-Nohyaku-to-acquire-Hyderabad-Chemical_65715.html
November 27, 2014
Kuraray  (Tokyo) said today that it has appointed Masaaki Ito as new president of the group effective 1 January 2015. He replaces Fumio Ito, who has headed the group since April...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Kuraray-appoints-new-president_65714.html
November 27, 2014
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, the parent of Mitsubishi Chemical, has revised its earnings and sales forecasts for the full fiscal year ending 31 March 2015. Mitsubishi expects to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Mitsubishi-Chemical-upgrades-earnings-and-sales-projections_65711.html
November 27, 2014
Asahi Kasei says that its Asahi Kasei Chemicals (AKC) subsidiary has completed the construction of a previously announced new plant at Nantong, China to produce the company’s...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Asahi-Kasei-starts-up-polycarbonate-diol-plant-in-China_65708.html
November 26, 2014
Samsung Group (Seoul) said on Wednesday that it will sell four chemical and defense subsidiaries to Hanwha Group (Seoul) in a deal worth 1.9 trillion South Korean won ($1.72 billion)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Samsung-to-sell-subsidiaries-including-chemicals-to-Hanwha-Group_65693.html
November 26, 2014
BASF says that it has started to offer Master Builders Solutions brand in Sri Lanka as part of its phased launch process. The portfolio of products and services marketed under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/BASF-launches-Master-Builders-Solutions-in-Sri-Lanka_65691.html
November 25, 2014
The China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF; Beijing) has formalized its commitment to the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) and has been accepted...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/China-Petroleum-and-Chemical-Industry-Federation-joins-Responsible-Care-leadership-group-as-full-member_65680.html
November 25, 2014
A report prepared by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates), in association with the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC; Beijing), says that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Report-China-could-double-its-use-of-renewable-energy-by-2030_65678.html
November 25, 2014
Merck KGaA (Darmstadt, Germany) says that it has commissioned a climate-neutral co-generation plant at its production site in the state of Goa, India. The project is part of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Merck-KGaA-commissions-biomass-energy-plant-in-India_65675.html
November 25, 2014
Solvay says that its Panoli, India manufacturing facility recently earned Responsible Care certification from the Indian Chemical Council (ICC; Mumbai). At the Panoli site, Solvay...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Solvays-Panoli-India-site-earns-Responsible-Care-certification_65670.html
November 25, 2014
Lubrizol and Mitsui Chemicals say that they have entered into an alliance agreement making Lubrizol the exclusive worldwide seller and marketer of the Lucant polymer product range to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/japan/Lubrizol-and-Mitsui-Chemicals-enter-alliance-agreement-for-Lucant-polymer-product-line_65666.html
November 24, 2014
Orica (Melbourne) says that its Kooragang Island, Australia, site today started using recycled water across the majority of its site, a move that will save the Hunter Region up to 2.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Oricas-chemicals-production-site-starts-using-recycled-water_65643.html
November 24, 2014
SK Innovation (Seoul) and Soitec (Bernin, France), a manufacturer of semiconductor materials for the electronics and energy industries, have signed a collaboration agreement to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/SK-Innovation-and-Soitec-to-collaborate-on-advanced-semiconductor-materials_65639.html
November 24, 2014
AbbVie (Chicago) says that it has acquired a small-molecule active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing site in Singapore's Tuas Biomedical Park. The site, AbbVie's first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/singapore/AbbVie-acquires-API-facility-in-Singapore_65638.html
November 22, 2014
Nippon Shokubai, the leading global producer of superabsorbent polymers, on 24 September 2014 filed a lawsuit at the Seoul Central District Court in South Korea against LG Chem, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/north_asia/korea/Nippon-Shokubai-files-patent-infringement-lawsuit-against-LG-Chem_65636.html
November 21, 2014
IFF announced today it is expanding its flavors business in Indonesia and Chile, with new facilities in both countries. In Indonesia, the company is doubling the size of an existing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/southeast_asia/indonesia/IFF-expands-flavors-presence-in-Indonesia-and-Chile_65627.html
November 21, 2014
The US Dept. of Commerce has issued new tariffs on steam-activated carbon from China, says Calgon Carbon (Pittsburgh). The new tariffs, which range from 1.8 cts/lb to $1.10/lb, average 18 cts/lb, more than double the former average of 7 cts/lb, the company says....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Commerce-Dept-raises-tariffs-on-steam-activated-carbon-from-China_65590.html
November 21, 2014
Canpotex (Saskatoon, SK) has signed separate sales agreements with two Indian firms –Coromandel International Ltd. (CIL; Secunderabad, India) and Tata Chemicals Ltd. (TCL...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/india_pakistan/Canpotex-signs-separate-potash-sales-agreements-with-two-Indian-firms_65621.html
November 20, 2014
Evonik Industries says that Claas-Jürgen Klasen has been appointed as president/Evonik Greater China region, effective 1 January 2015. He succeeds Hans-Josef Ritzert, who will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/china/Evonik-appoints-new-head-of-China-business_65561.html
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